Ambassador of Czech Republic, H.E. Tomas Smetanka, called on Minister for Defence Production, Ms. Zobaida Jalal at Rawapindi today. Minister welcomed the new ambassador of Czech Republic to Pakistan and assured for all out support from Ministry of Defence Production whenever required.
During the meeting Minister said that two countries share commonality of views on various issues of international importance. Federal Minister also thanked Czech Republic for its consistent support to Pakistan for getting GSP plus status in the EU. Minister expressed her hope that the Czech Republic would continue to lend its support during the review process of the GSP Plus scheme. Federal Minister requested for list of Czech Republic capabilities and offered the products of Pakistan Defence Industries. She acknowledged the fact that both the countries had greater potential in the field of defence production which needed to be explored for the mutual benefits of the two sides.
Federal Minister said that Czech Republic and Pakistan enjoy cordial relations. Ties between two countries have been very warm and strong, and growing stronger with each passing moment, she said. She expressed her desire for potential joint venture projects between the defence industries of both the countries.